Muncho Lake

Feature Type:Locality - A named place or area, generally with a scattered population of 50 or less.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S end Muncho Lake, W of Fort Nelson, Peace River Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 58°56'00''N, 125°46'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 94K/13

Origin Notes and History:

Muncho Lake (settlement ) adopted 7 May 1953 on 94K/13. Confirmed 2 July 1953 on 94K. Identified as Muncho Lake (Post Office) in the 1966 BC Gazetteer. Muncho Lake (Post Office) confirmed 15 September 1981 on 93K/13, located at 58 56 - 125 45. Form of name changed to Muncho Lake (locality) and coordinates adjusted 28 February 1983 on 94K/13.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office